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Old 02-05-2009, 09:50 AM   #1
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LXer: The move to Linux, stymied by hardware

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With news today of Windows 7 being made available in no less than six different versions, it is getting harder and harder to not move lock, stock, and PGP key to Linux on a full time basis. Except…

Old 02-05-2009, 03:10 PM   #2
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The article's entire complaint focuses on wireless support. That is one feature. Admittedly, wireless support is flaky for many distribution/hardware combinations, but it is getting better. For the record, openSUSE 11.1 has been successful in all my recent wireless installs and I am no wireless expert.
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Yeah, Marvell Yukon, that's why I warn against buying their products. Absolutely terrible driver support, and actually in many cases it's bad hardware too.

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